Janesville, WI (population: 63,311) has thirty-nine safety schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Loyola University Chicago, the highest ranked school in this group with a safety program, has a total student population of 15,879. It is the 144th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Safety students from Janesville schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today.
Janesville lies in Rock county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Janesville area has 62,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $18.23/hr average worker wage, and a $37,910 average annual salary.
Of the 39 safety schools with a 100-mile radius of Janesville, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($27,955/yr) for safety students, with Gateway Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $220/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Janesville|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||47.0 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||55.1 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||55.2 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||62.1 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||64.9 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.0 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||69.5 miles|
|Carol Stream||IL||40,639||0||-||0||69.5 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||70.1 miles|
|Glendale Heights||IL||-||1||27.7281||3||71.3 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||72.8 miles|